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Do You Need a High School Diploma or GED to Become a Home Inspector?

In today’s day and age, finding a lucrative career that doesn’t require years of education can be a challenge. Looking through job listings online can be a lesson in futility when employers are seeking candidates with bachelor’s degrees for entry-level positions. While job hunting without a high school diploma or GED can indeed be frustrating, […]

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Problems Frequently Found During Home Inspections (Infographic)

  Buying a house is the biggest investment most people make during their lifetimes. Whether it’s a newly built home or a fixer-upper, having a certified home inspector evaluate its condition is highly recommended before committing to a purchase. Here are some common causes of defects inspectors regularly come across during home inspections. Water Damage […]

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2019 Home Inspection Events

Regardless of the industry, professionals look forward to conferences, seminars and similar gatherings as an opportunity to get away for a while to learn about the latest industry trends and techniques. Conferences and conventions also provide a chance to meet new people, exchange ideas and just relax and have fun for a few days. The […]

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Which Career Backgrounds Make the Best Home Inspectors?

A home inspector’s job is to evaluate the soundness and safety of a house before it’s purchased or while it’s being built or remodeled. To be competent at their jobs, inspectors need to understand the basics of foundations, structures and a home’s plumbing, electrical, heating and cooling systems. Home inspection was an occupation once dominated […]

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